|Course code OHSE2610||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Health and MedicineSchool of Health Sciences|
The course is only offered externally in Singapore.
Focuses on experiential learning and problem based learning (pbl) techniques. Students will gain knowledge of a wide variety of occupational health and safety problems through real time industrial visits, videos of industrial visits and a range of pbl exercises covering major occupational groups and hazards.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On completion of the course, students will be able to:|
1. Discuss the OHS concerns of major occupations and industries;
2. Assess the scope of OHS problems encountered in a wide range of work settings;
3. Define and pursue the information required in order to resolve such OHS problems;
4. Devise strategies for the management of OHS problems.
|Content||Students will work individually or in small groups to examine occupational health and safety problems selected from a wide range of industries (eg, agriculture, manufacturing, electronics, construction, health industry, office work) and develop strategies for their resolution. Workplace visits will provide opportunities for direct observation of work practices, identification of hazards present and an assessment of the adequacy of risk management strategies employed.|
|Modes of Delivery||External Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Case Study|
Experience Based Learning
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 40 hour(s) per Term for Full Term|
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for OHSE2610|